Needing Guidance

“Comfort ye, comfort ye my people,” (Isaiah 40:1) November 17, 2017 Dear Julie: I have struggled with depression since I was 12 years old. I am now 16. I’ve turned to a lot of negative things to take away my pain, including drugs and alcohol. I’ve gotten a lot better at doing positive things, but sometimes I can’t see the point in staying strong. I don’t even want to be... read more


  Challenges Women Face March 17, 2017 Dear Julie: I struggle with an alcohol addiction.—Struggling ***** Dear Struggling: I’m really sorry. I know how hard it can be to overcome an addiction. But, by God’s grace and help, it can be done. You must get help. Do you go to AA where you’ll get the accountability that is needed? They really are a good group. Here’s what I’d... read more

Needing Separation

  Challenges Women Face September 20, 2016 Dear Julie: First and foremost. I want to thank you for your wisdom and positive advice for us ladies. Well where do I begin? I’m a married woman with 3 beautiful babies that God blessed me with. I’m a Christian and a hard worker. My daily life is church, my babies, and work. The problem is my husband. I met him when i was 16 and he was 23. We have... read more

Mother’s Keeper

  Challenges Women Face May 3, 2016 Dear Julie: I am 29, I have a daughter who is 12, a sister who is 15, and a mother who is 53. Mom has had 2 strokes, suffers from depression, and is a alcoholic. I’m currently living with my mom and helping take care of them all. I’m not perfect by any means and fall short everyday. I try to always do the right thing and live in a godly manner and help my... read more